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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott said Wednesday he will defend high school cheerleaders who want to use Bible verses on banners at football games. Abbott has filed court papers to intervene in a lawsuit that cheerleaders at...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- Five prominent religious leaders debated the role of religion in politics Tuesday night at the first installment of the 2012-13 Notre Dame Forum, "A More Perfect Union: The Future of America's Democracy." The panel discussion, titled...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana teacher who says she was fired from a Roman Catholic school for using in vitro fertilization to try to get pregnant is suing in a case that could set up a legal showdown over reproductive and religious rights. Emily...
WSBT-TV ReporterNOTRE DAME – A group made up of members from the infamous “ND 88,” people who were arrested and charged with trespassing when President Obama spoke at the university's 2009 commencement, did not hold back during a demonstration outside...
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The president of the University of Notre Dame has written the Health and Human Services secretary asking the administration of President Barack Obama to change its health care overhaul so that the school need not provide...
Associated PressINDIANAPOLIS -- An Indiana diocese asked a federal court on Monday to reject a lawsuit by a former parochial schoolteacher who claims she was fired for violating Roman Catholic doctrine by using in vitro fertilization to try to get pregnant. The...
CINCINNATI (AP) — At age 30 and single, Christa Dias wanted a baby and decided on artificial insemination. The results: a 14-month-old daughter she adores, a lost job and a federal discrimination lawsuit now moving forward that is being viewed as...
A court in Indianapolis has upheld Indiana's school voucher law, which gives taxpayer money to students who want to attend private school. Several parents sued the state claiming it was unconstitutional because it benefits religious institutions. But a...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Striking down Indiana's school voucher program because some schools are affiliated with churches would amount to unnecessary government interference into religion, the law's supporters argue in court documents. Opponents led...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND — One way or another, South Bend’s ultimate goal concerning the former Family Dollar property is still the same — get it in the hands of St. Joseph’s High School, preferably sooner than later. How city officials go...
South Bend TribuneArea Catholic colleges and other religious-based employers are considering their options in the wake of a federal order that they must provide birth-control coverage to women employees by Aug. 1, 2013. The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services...
SOUTH BEND — City officials got more than they bargained for when they bought a dollar store on East LaSalle Avenue six months ago. Four South Bend residents sued the city over plans to transfer ownership of the Family Dollar to St. Joseph’s...
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